7- The Prize

With Seleucus back in Babylon, it appears that he is back in the game. However, not everyone is so keen on this new development as Seleucus himself. From pretty much 311 to 310, Seleucus is going to have to fight to keep his hard-won prize…

Sources for this episode: 1) Wikipedia article for Seleucus I Nicator [Accessed 10/01/2021]. 2) Lendering, J., Livius, (2002, modified 2020), Diadochoi 6: The Babylonian War [Accessed 10/01/2021]. 3) Seibert, J., 2019, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Seleucus I Nicator (online) [Accessed 10/01/2021]. 4) Lendering, J., Livius, (2006, modified 2020), Seleucus I Nicator (online) [Accessed 19/12/2020].

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